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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon 2015

EPIC turnout!  75 entries representing the entire 87 year history of the Oscars! THE ACTORS! Flickin’ Out – William Holden: The Perfect Anti-Hero Wolffian Classic Movie Digest – Fredric March: […]

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The Golden Age of Hollywood Revisited

Following is a guest post by Pamela Fallon Thornley for the 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon.  You can follow Pam on Twitter at @fallonthornley . ♦ The first Academy Award ceremonies I […]

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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon 2014

“I’ll tell you this about the Oscars – they’re real.” – William H. Macy And so is this blogathon! For the second year in a row Kellee (@IrishJayHawk66) of Outspoken and Freckled, Paula […]

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Hattie McDaniel, a tribute

To Hattie McDaniel – a pioneer and artist. Hattie McDaniel was born on June 10, 1895, to a family of entertainers in Wichita, Kansas. She was her parents’ 13th child. Her […]

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OH NO THEY DIDN’T! Ignored by Oscar

Awards season always brings out the movie critic in us all. Opining and critiquing become part of daily exchanges in all manner of social media.  The fact that the 2013 Oscars […]

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1942 Oscars – Heart over Brains

The 14th Academy Awards honored American film achievements in 1941. The ceremony was held at the Biltmore Bowl of the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 26, 1942, only a few […]

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Oscar “Firsts”

While some of us may disagree or even express insult in choices both past and present, one thing is certain, that as film fans the Oscars are a part of […]

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Mildred Pierce – novel to film

Since the beginning of cinema popular books and novels have been converted to screenplays in an attempt to draw audiences to big screens to watch stories that were familiar to […]

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The Quiet Man

The “best” films are the ones that touch us on an emotional level.  They stir, they move, they ultimately conquer us.  I am all too willing to surrender to them, […]

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The Best Years of Our Lives

There are movies.  And then there are MOVIES. WWII has just ended and three servicemen meet on their way back home to the town of Boone City.  Air Force Captain […]